Royal College of Art Construction Works

Royal College of Art Construction Works

Royal College of Art – Phase 3 Woo Building.

UK-London: construction work for buildings relating to education and research

2012/S 110-182647

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Royal College of Art
Kensington Gore
Contact point(s): Gardiner & Theobald LLP
For the attention of: Richard Warren
SW7 2EU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2072093000
E-mail: r.warren@gardiner.com
Fax: +44 2072091955

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.rca.ac.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Davis Langdon
MidCity Place, 71 High Holborn
Contact point(s): Paul Fanning
For the attention of: Paul Fanning
WC1V 6QS London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070617000
E-mail: paul.fanning@davislangdon.com
Fax: +44 2070617061
Internet address: http://www.davislangdon.com

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Royal College of Art – Phase 3 Woo Building.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Royal College of Art.
20 Howie Street
Battersea.
London.
SW11 4AY.
NUTS code UKI11

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The works cover the completion of the design and the construction of a new four storey concrete frame education building of circa 2 700 sqm floor space comprising teaching space, workshop space and office space. This is Phase 3 of a 3 Phase project. The teaching space includes specific workshop areas where high risk activities will be undertaken requiring specialist services installations. The project is to be carried out under a design and build procurement route novating the Architect and Structural Engineer using a JCT Design and Build Contract 2011 with ammendments.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45214000, 45214400

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

£7,500,000.00.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Performance Bond(s) and/or Parent Company Guarantee.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Pre-Qualifiction Questionnaire is available from Gardiner & Theobald LLP (contact Richard Warren) and will be evaluated against the following criteria:
Sections A and B of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire require mandatory compliance before wider assessment under Section C. Sections A and B relate to base information on respondents status, registration, insurances etc. Note that any direct or indirect link through employed staff with the RCA will not preclude further involvement. Information on any association is sought.
Section C of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire requires details on financial and technical criteria which will be evaluated as follows:
Contractors Details – relevant experience – 50 %.
Legal Position – 10 %.
Financial Capacity – 10 %.
Technical Capacity – 30 %.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Pre-Qualifiction Questionnaire is available from Gardiner & Theobald LLP (contact Richard Warren) and will be evaluated against the following criteria:
Sections A and B of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire require mandatory compliance before wider assessment under Section C. Sections A and B relate to base information on respondents status, registration, insurances etc. Note that any direct or indirect link through employed staff with the RCA will not preclude further involvement. Information on any association is sought.
Section C of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire requires details on financial and technical criteria which will be evaluated as follows:
Contractors Details – relevant experience – 50 %.
Legal Position – 10 %.
Financial Capacity – 10 %.
Technical Capacity – 30 %.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The Pre-Qualifiction Questionnaire is available from Gardiner & Theobald LLP (contact Richard Warren) and will be evaluated against the following criteria:
Sections A and B of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire require mandatory compliance before wider assessment under Section C. Sections A and B relate to base information on respondents status, registration, insurances etc. Note that any direct or indirect link through employed staff with the RCA will not preclude further involvement. Information on any association is sought.
Section C of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire requires details on financial and technical criteria which will be evaluated as follows:
Contractors Details – relevant experience – 50 %.
Legal Position – 10 %.
Financial Capacity – 10 %.
Technical Capacity – 30 %.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The Pre-Qualifiction Questionnaire is available from Gardiner & Theobald LLP (contact Richard Warren) and will be evaluated against the following criteria:
Sections A and B of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire require mandatory compliance before wider assessment under Section C. Sections A and B relate to base information on respondents status, registration, insurances etc. Note that any direct or indirect link through employed staff with the RCA will not preclude further involvement. Information on any association is sought.
Section C of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire requires details on financial and technical criteria which will be evaluated as follows:
Contractors Details – relevant experience – 50 %.
Legal Position – 10 %.
Financial Capacity – 10 %.
Technical Capacity – 30 %.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
The Pre-Qualifiction Questionnaire is available from Gardiner & Theobald LLP (contact Richard Warren) and will be evaluated against the following criteria:
Sections A and B of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire require mandatory compliance before wider assessment under Section C. Sections A and B relate to base information on respondents status, registration, insurances etc. Note that any direct or indirect link through employed staff with the RCA will not preclude further involvement. Information on any association is sought.
Section C of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire requires details on financial and technical criteria which will be evaluated as follows:
Contractors Details – relevant experience – 50 %.
Legal Position – 10 %.
Financial Capacity – 10 %.
Technical Capacity – 30 %.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

competitive dialogue
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 4: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Contractors shall be selected on the Conditions for Participation as detailed in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire. If there are more eligible bidders than the maximum required then the College may select those who will proceed to the next stage. The criteria to be applied at this pre-dialogue stage shall be the criteria stated in Section III.2 of this notice.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated yes
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Commercial. Weighting 40

2. Technical – Construction Logistics & Programme. Weighting 15

3. Technical – Approach to Delivery of Quality. Weighting 15

4. Technical – Health & Safety. Weighting 5

5. Technical – Project Team Experience. Weighting 25

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 2.7.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

9.7.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal College of Art
Kensington Gore.
SW7 2EU London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: simon.levine@rca.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 2075904170
Internet address: http://www.rca.ac.uk
Fax: +44 2075904168

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Appeals to be lodged within 10 days of date of notification letter.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:7.6.2012